Edgar works day to day in his little business as a taxi driver. He does this every day to pay for the household expenses. He works around 10 hours a day and serves up to 20 customers daily. He belives it is going well for him because he is friendly with the customer and above all because he really wants to get ahead for the good of his family.
Edgar is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since with their help he has been able to do some home improvements, such as putting in drywall and flooring and more. This way he can improve his family's quality of life and keep fighting to make his big dream come true: finish building his house and give his son a good education.
Día a día Edgar trabaja en su pequeño negocio como chofer de taxi, con el cual dia a día puede llevar el sustento para los gastos de su hogar, el trabaja alrededor de 10 horas al día y puede atender hasta 20 clientes diariamente, el cree que le va bien en su trabajo porque es muy amable con los cliente y sobre todo porque tiene muchas ganas de salir adelante para bien de su familia.
Edgar está muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá realizar mejoras en su vivienda como mejoramiento de su vivienda ya que está hecha de drywal, colocara pisos, entre otros, así de esta manera el podrá mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia y seguir luchando por hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Terminar de construir su casa, darle una buena educación a su hijo”.
About Caja Rural Señor de LurenCaja Rural Señor de Luren is a microfinance institution based in Ica in southern Peru that primarily promotes the development of the country’s agricultural sector through lending. Today, it also offers credit for consumers, microenterprises and housing improvements, and has expanded its financial services to promote micro-savings and provide micro-insurance. This institution has been instrumental in helping borrowers recover from the devastating earthquake in the Ica region in 2007, and works with Peru’s National Bank to reach some of the poorest and most remote microfinance clients in the country.
About Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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